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    Funding Announcement
    Arteza Raises $24m Series A With Volition Capital; Achieves 10x Revenue Growth Over Two Years
    Read Press Release  High growth consumer brand is disrupting the multi-billion dollar art supplies industry by providing well designed and affordable products direct-to-consumer MIAMI (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 26, 2019 Arteza, the leading direct-to-consumer arts and crafts supplies company, today announced it has raised $24 million in Series A funding from growth equity firm Volition Capital. The company’s revenue growth … Continued
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    Founder Stories
    Chewy.com Co-Founder, Ryan Cohen, on What Makes a Great Investor Relationship [VIDEO]
    Chewy.com Co-Founder, Ryan Cohen, and Volition Capital Managing Partner, Larry Cheng, sit down and discuss what makes a great investor – and a great investor relationship. Learn more about the whole story behind Chewy.com in our behind-the-scenes case study. 
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    Founder Stories
    Chewy.com Co-Founder, Ryan Cohen, Discusses Working with Volition Capital [VIDEO]
    In this video interview, Chewy.com Co-Founder, Ryan Cohen, discusses how Volition Capital helped him build the business of his dreams. Check out the Chewy.com story from the perspective of the first investors who believed in Ryan’s vision. 
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    Founder Stories
    Why BURST Co-Founders Hamish Khayat and Brittany Stewart Chose Volition Capital [VIDEO]
    Burst Co-Founders Hamish Khayat and Brittany Stewart sit down with Volition Managing Partner to discuss what it’s like to #growwithvolition Learn more about why Volition invested in Burst Oral Care. 
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    Perspectives
    Are You a Founder, CEO, or Entrepreneur?
    Are You a Founder, CEO, or Entrepreneur? Founders, CEOs and entrepreneurs all lead businesses. They all can be starters. They all can be builders.  They all can be disruptive value creators. Yet, for all of their commonalities, they are all quite distinctive.  They each come with their own true north. They are often focused on … Continued
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  • Volition
    Perspectives
    Why Are Some Retailers Excelling While Others Are Struggling?
    Answer: The winners take risks to keep pace with the changing consumer. It was great once again to join CNBC ‘s Squawk Box during a busy week of retail earnings reports to discuss an intriguing question: Why are some major retailers running far ahead of the pack while others are gasping for breath? At issue: … Continued
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    On Air
    Larry Cheng on CNBC Squawk Box: The State Of Retail
    Volition Capital Co-Founder and Managing Partner Larry Cheng discusses the retail sector in a CNBC Squawk Box segment that also featured Pro4Ma CEO, Liz Dunn. Larry highlights several important themes heading into the holiday season, including how direct-to-consumer brands are winning with consumers and the importance of retailers to innovate with technology and embrace an … Continued
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  • Volition
    Funding Announcement
    BURST Oral Care’s Explosive 100% Year-on-Year Growth Demonstrates Need for Oral Care Market Disruption
    Read the full release here LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BURST Oral Care, the company that revolutionized the oral care industry by making sonic oral care affordable and available to everyone through a direct ship subscription model, has reported 100% year-on-year growth. Having amassed hundreds of thousands of subscribers in just two years and receiving over … Continued
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  • Volition
    Acquisition & IPO
    Wall Street Journal: How PetSmart Swallowed Chewy—and Proved the Doubters Wrong
    “After more than 100 pitches, in which he argued Amazon could never provide the intimate customer service and expertise of Chewy, someone did. Boston-based Volition Capital LLC put $15 million into the company in 2013. The volume of Chewy’s repeat business was what convinced the firm to invest, according to Larry Cheng, a managing partner … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    CNBC: Chewy Founder Ryan Cohen on the Company’s Strong IPO
    Watch the video here. Chewy founder and former CEO Ryan Cohen joins “Squawk on the Street” after the company’s first trade at the NYSE.
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